Old Style dates


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Old Style dates:

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[Lat., from Kalends], system of reckoning time for the practical purpose of recording past events and calculating dates for future plans. The calendar is based on noting ordinary and easily observable natural events, the cycle of the sun through the seasons with equinox
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Ten parishioners, including the constable, responded by signing an advertisement to the effect that the Old Style date had been agreed at a properly constituted vestry meeting.
By 1756, Ashbourne Fair was back at the Old Style date: Owen's Book of Fairs (see pp.